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flexor hallucis longus


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A bipennate muscle in the posterior compartment of the lower leg. Its origin is on the lower two-thirds of the fibula and its insertion is on the distal phalanx of the great toe. Its primary actions are plantar flexion, inversion, and toe flexion.

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